Randomized placebo-controlled trial of local anaesthetic infusion in day-case inguinal hernia repair.

@article{Oakley1998RandomizedPT,
  title={Randomized placebo-controlled trial of local anaesthetic infusion in day-case inguinal hernia repair.},
  author={Maurice J Oakley and Justin S. Smith and James R. Anderson and D Fenton-Lee},
  journal={The British journal of surgery},
  year={1998},
  volume={85 6},
  pages={797-9}
}
BACKGROUND This study investigated the efficacy of local anaesthetic wound perfusion following day-case inguinal hernia repair. METHODS Seventy-two patients entered a randomized controlled trial with three patient groups: group 1, pump containing bupivacaine; group 2, pump containing normal saline; and group 3, control group without a pump. All patients… CONTINUE READING